Centinela Valley Independent Study High School

4409 Redondo Beach Blvd.

Lawndale, CA 90260

Tel: (424)255-4066
  • Centinela Valley Independent Study High School serves 82 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Centinela Valley Independent Study High School operates within the Centinela Valley Union High School District.
  • Centinela Valley Union High School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 82 students has declined by 71% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students82 students
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Total Students (2009-2015)
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Total Teachers (2009-2015)
Students by GradeCentinela Valley Independent Study High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 47:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:124:1
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Student Teacher Ratio (2009-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Asian Students (2012-2014)
Hispanic
77%
54%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
7%
6%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Black Students (2009-2015)
White
10%
24%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School White Students (2009-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentinela Valley Independent Study High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.41
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Diversity Score (2009-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
50%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2015)

District Comparison

  • Centinela Valley Union High School District's student population of 7,834 students has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,290 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,452 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 50% over four years.
School District NameCentinela Valley Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed7,8341,597
Centinela Valley Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%83%
Centinela Valley Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$82 MM$17 MM
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$83 MM$18 MM
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,290$10,238
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,452$10,739
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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